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Recto Page with two roses, purple and red; with isolated text, (page) '10', 'you in mine fused', 'our lives lived for perfect love', etc; a treated page from W.H. Mallock's Victorian novel 'A Human Document'. 1998 Colour screenprint © tom phillips No caption entered
"A 'treated novel' analogous to John Cage's treated piano, A Humument is a sustained manipulation and restructuring of W.H. Mallock's forgotten Victorian novel A Human Document. Working directly on...
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Kailana over at “The Written World” is participating in a Poetry: Read More/Blog More monthly event. This sounds like a good event, but this post is more about stealing the questions Lu…
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Tom Phillips - A Humument (1966-73) “In 1966 Phillips set himself a task: to find a second-hand book for threepence and alter every page by painting, collage and cut-up techniques to create an...
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Tom Phillips’ _A Humument_ is one of those creative endeavours that manages to hold the attention of even the most indifferent of gallery-goers. Borne out of a chance encounter in a second-hand shop in South London, a threepenny book the artist bought turned into a 50-year work in progress. Since 1966 he has reworked pages from W. H. Mallock’s 1892 novel _A Human Document_ with painting, collage and cut-up techniques, creating over 1000 texts and poems from fragments of the original pages.
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The work of Tom Phillips Current exhibition at the Royal Academy from 14 June to 22 August 2010 find him: blog website http://humument.com/
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